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Sparkling Gourami: Feeding, Behavior, Care and Tank Set up guide

Sparkling gouramis are small, distinctively colored freshwater found in abundant supply in South-East Asian waters. They thrive in shallow, slow-flowing waters. They are typically peaceful though may show aggression in some instances. They love to inhabit heavily planted and dimly lit tanks. They are not fast swimmers, and their small size means that you will […]

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Dojo Loach: Care, Feeding and Breeding guide

Dojo loach is a freshwater fish with some unusual characteristics. It is native to Asian waters from Japan to Korea, China and Vietnam. It has an elongated body and can grow to a length of 25cm. Though the tank for keeping dojo loach may not be necessarily big; it has to have a good depth […]

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Sailfin Pleco: Feeding, Breeding, Caring Guide

Sailfin pleco is a ray-finned, freshwater catfish that is widely distributed in the Amazon basins across Brazil, Peru and Venezuela. It is quite large in size but hardly show any aggressive tendency, and it is also a nocturnal animal. A tank with a moderate or slow water flow is befitting for sailfin pleco as they […]

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Firemouth Cichlid: Care, Feeding and Breeding guide

Introduction Firemouths belong to the family of the cichlids, and they are known to be hardy and easy to care for. They are native to the shallow slowing-moving waters of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. They love to hide and burrow so it is essential to equip their tank with the appropriate items to help them […]

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Odessa Barb: Feeding, Breeding and Caring guide

Introduction The Odessa barb is a colorful freshwater fish with distinctive bright red stripes. This fish species is known to have originated from Myanmar. It is a peaceful fish that loves to swim about in a shoal. It is one for the nano tank as it can only grow to a maximum length of 0.45cm. […]

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Types of Goldfish

Are you an aquarium hobbyist and fond of goldfish? Are you looking towards keeping different types of goldfish in your tank but not quite sure which ones to choose from? Might be you have bumped across the right page. Goldfish (Carassius auratus) is the best choice to keep in the fish tank since they are […]

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Types of Betta Fish: Inlandaquatics

Betta or Siamese fighting fish is considered as one of the most colourful and vibrant freshwater fish. Any hobbyists would like to keep this enchanting, colourful creature with voluminous fins. It’s incredible that there are around 100 kinds of betta. You can also differentiate betta fish types by species, tail type, the pattern of fins […]

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Dwarf crayfish: Feeding, Breeding, Behavior, Care and Tank Setup guide

The aquatic world is full of many beautiful creatures that prick the interest of anyone who takes pleasure in exploring nature. One of such creatures is the dwarf crayfish with the biological name,Cambarellusspp.There are many varieties of dwarf crayfish and it is majorly classified based on the size and color. Notable examples include C. ninae(brown-colored),C.montezumae(yellow-colored), […]

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